If you can write "Hello World" you can change the world.

Most of what you need to make a difference in the IoT and Wearables world is already inside your head. Join the MediaTek Labs IoT developer community to get the rest.

MediaTek Labs provides the platforms, tools, documentation and support you need to create Internet of Things devices powered by MediaTek chipsets.

If you really want to change the world, this is where you start.


What’s in it for me?

We know it’s not easy to turn your idea into commercial reality. MediaTek Labs is here to help. Membership is free. By joining you get the tools and resources to go from idea to prototype to product.

Tools, resources & inspiration

Access to a portfolio of development platforms for Wearables and Internet of Things (IoT). We provide SDKs and HDKs as well as developer guides, tutorials and example code. There is also a free cloud sandbox service to manage your prototype-device data.

Technical support

The MediaTek Labs forums provide the go-to-resource to get technical and business questions answered and gain insight into the world of Wearables and IoT. In addition to active members from our community, MediaTek Labs’ own experts regularly respond to posts.

Developer advice & matchmaking

MediaTek can help you find the partners to turn your idea into a commercial reality. Our supply chain partner network includes some of the world’s best design, development, engineering, prototyping and manufacturing service providers. It also includes distributors of MediaTek chipsets, modules and HDKs as well as software and cloud service providers, systems integrators and suppliers of device components.

Go from idea to prototype to product

Join the IoT developer community now!


MediaTek LinkIt ONE is the best Arduino clone I’ve ever tried, and seems amazing value for money compared to buying a whole bunch of shields.

Chris Swan, Founder, Pi Chimney, blog.thestateofme.com

By joining MediaTek Labs, I gained access to a large and active community of like-minded developers and MediaTek’s own experts, as well as development tools, support, and the most up-to-date information about MediaTek's platforms and components.

Mark A. Malo, Independent Software Engineer, codewarriormalo.com

I joined MediaTek Labs to be a part of a great IoT community and get the insights and help of other like-minded device makers and developers.

Henrik Olsson, Internet of Things Evangelist.

Still not convinced? Click below to see what other developers have done.


MediaTek LinkIt™ Development Platform for RTOS

This platform, based on FreeRTOS with additional open-soure modules, offers a common toolset and API for multiple chipsets and hardware. You can create Wi-Fi connected smart home devices using the LinkIt 7687 HDK by SAC, or power efficient Wearables with GNSS and Bluetooth using the LinkIt 2523 HDK by SAC. The platform is ARM Cortex-M4 based with development and debugging support in Keil μVision, IAR Embedded Workbench and GCC.

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MediaTek LinkIt™ Smart 7688

Rapidly create Wi-Fi connected smart home products or other smart IoT devices based on the MediaTek MT7688AN powered by OpenWrt Linux. Create applications in Python, Node.js or native C/C++, or use the Arduino IDE to create apps for the MCU included on the LinkIt Smart 7688 Duo. This platform is ideal for mobile and web developers who want to migrate over to IoT.

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MediaTek LinkIt™ Connect 7681

Create simple Wi-Fi enabled IoT devices for the smart home: smart plugs, light bulbs or smart appliances that connect to smartphones, cloud applications and home network services.

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MediaTek LinkIt™ ONE

Unrivalled connectivity on a single board. Easy-to-use SDK plug-in for the Arduino IDE. Comprehensive communication, storage and multimedia features, including GSM, GPRS, Bluetooth 2.1 and 4.0, SD card and MP3/AAC audio; as well as Wi-Fi and GNSS (GPS/GLONASS/BeiDou).

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MediaTek LinkIt™ Assist 2502

For wearable form factors, this platform comes with a C-based API, SDK plug-in for the Eclipse IDE, module-based hardware reference design (based on same chipsets as LinkIt ONE) and a development board with swappable color touch LCD screen.

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Tinitell is a wristphone for kids. Kids can communicate with parents or guardians with a simple press of a button. The wristphone has an integrated GPS function that enables parents to locate their kids using a map in the companion Tinitell mobile app.

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The Hug Smartwatch

The Hug Smartwatch is designed to help users control their gadgets with just the motion of a hand. Hug is the world’s first Gesture Control Smartwatch with integration that enhances the customer experience in Virtual Reality with the Oculus Rift. Developed using the MediaTek LinkIt™ ONE platform, based on MT2502, the Hug Smartwatch enables its users to make calls, track physical activity and nutrition, play music and find misplaced or stolen devices.

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